Tag Archives: St. Teresa of Avila

“Look at Him, even just for a moment”

Life is extremely busy. I’m taking another parish nursing online course and my days are filled with family/work/school/volunteer commitments. There’s never enough time. When the calendar is overflowing, it’s easy to rush through prayer, or worse, stop spending time in … Continue reading

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Giving the Best of Ourselves

Posted at Catholic Insight Our parish just finished Bundle Sunday Weekend, our annual Fall round-up of gently used clothing and small appliances that are collected and donated to the St. Vincent de Paul Society. With six of my eight children … Continue reading

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St. Teresa of Avila’s Last Vision

“I saw an angel close by me, on my left side, in bodily form. He was not large, but small of stature and most beautiful – his face burning, as if he were one of the highest angels, who seem … Continue reading

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A Review: Five Lessons from the Carmelite Saints That Will Change Your Life

It is my pleasure to review this brand new ebook by Connie Rossini, who blogs about faith-based education and Carmelite spirituality at Contemplative Homeschool. Connie is also the administrator of Catholic Spirituality Blogs Network. Five Lessons From the Carmelite Saints … Continue reading

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Visits To The Blessed Sacrament

After her death, St. Teresa of Avila appeared to one of her nuns bearing an important message:  “There should be no difference as far as purity and love are concerned, between the blessed in Heaven and the faithful on Earth, … Continue reading

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